Smithsonian Owlet

ID: 2003-19525

Creator: Edelson, Paul J

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1977

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 549, Box 2, Folder: Smithsonian Owlet

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Summary

Photograph, taken on a spring day, of one of the new Smithsonian owlets who fell out of a tower of the Smithsonian Institution Building, the "Castle". Richard L. Ault recaptured the bird and brought him back into the Castle. The owl, perched on a desk, is shown hard at work.

Subject

Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 549, Box 2, Folder: Smithsonian Owlet

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1977

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Owls
  • Offices
  • Ault, Richard L

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Animal, candid

ID Number

2003-19525

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Animal, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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